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Laos Tourist Visa Requirement

Capital City:
Vientiane
Currency:
Kip (LAK)
Local Time:
GMT + 7
Telephone Code :
+ 856
Bank:
Closed on Saturday and Sunday.
Exchange Rate:
1.00 LAK (Lao or Laotian Kip) is equivalent to 0.0081 INR

Tourist Visa Requirement

  1. Relevant Pages of Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp. Also, include all your previous passports (if any)
  2. Visa Application Form: The visa application must be filled with proper information and signed by the applicant. Please find the visa application form below- https://www.vfsglobal.com/Lao-pdr/India/pdf/laos-Visa-Application-Form.pdf
  3. Photograph: One recent (not older than 30 days/1 month) passport size, (35mm x 45mm of the picture) white background photograph (Do not Staple the photographs)
  4. Photo ID Card/ Business Card: A personal identity card of the applicant such as National ID/Adhar Card/Driving License and business card (Recommended)
  5. Cover Letter: Covering Letter from applicant including Name, Designation, Passport Number, purpose and   outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip – travel, accommodation, expenses etc. The letter should be addressed to – The Visa Officer, Embassy of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, New Delhi.
  6. Invitation Letter from Tour Operator/Trip Itinerary: A Letter of Guarantee/Confirmed Invitation from a licensed tour operator or travel agency outlining your day to day trip plan, details of the arrangements made and the undertaking on your repatriation.
  7. Forwarding Letter from employer: A letter from the employer on the organization’s letter-head pad stating applicant’s name, designation, passport number, his purpose and assigned roles during the visit, duration of visit, sponsorship status etc.
  8. NOC/LOI: A letter from your employer on the organization’s letter-head pad, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job as per schedule from employer.
  9. Personal Bank Statements: Original copy of Bank Statement (salary)/ Personal bank statement for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, Bank’s Telephone Number clearly with authorized bank seal and signature (e-statement is not acceptable)
  10. Ticket Itinerary: A reserved itinerary for your airline ticket as per the schedule of the trip.
  11. Hotel Reservation: A reserved itinerary for your accommodation at a hotel or resort as per the schedule of the trip.